Clinical
Trial Services

What we do

We are dedicated to enhancing clinical trials research in compelling ways by combining advances in technology with expert medical care. Through clinical diligence we strive to help others by providing access to new treatments, support our Sponsors by delivering data excellence and valuably contribute to the progression of medical research.

GRS Trials offers wide-ranging clinical expertise and experience in a comprehensive range of therapeutic areas and phases of clinical trials conduct and is considered a global leader in the field of Pain Medicine and Neuromodulation studies

GRS Trials employs highly skilled staff that has comprehensive clinical experience and work diligently to foster and unsurpassed reputation through continuing education and industry bench-marking to provide the highest standards of patient care. GRS has established an exclusive ISO9001 Accredited Quality Management System for clinical trials research and recruitment, supporting professional consistency and dedication to advancing clinical procedures and typifying the unique, safe and secure approach that is offered to each participant.

Genesis Research Services provides Pharmaceutical, Biotechnology, Clinical Research Organisations and clinical researchers with a dedicated team of professionals and a purpose-built facility designed around the needs and requirements for conducting clinical trials and specialist proficiency for trial supporting services that are aimed at attaining trial and investigator development.

Our Team

Research Team

Dom Bailey
Dom BaileyChief Executive Officer
Dom has studied Nursing, Occupational Health and Safety and Clinical Trials Research at
University and is a highly experienced healthcare professional having worked extensively in both public hospitals and private companies. With a focus on business development, innovation and sustainability, Dom’s professional goal is to provide simple plans and modern project management for clinical research business success.
Dr Danielle Santarelli PhD
Dr Danielle Santarelli PhDMedical Writer/Researcher
Danielle is a medical writer with a PhD in molecular neurobiology / experimental pharmacology (University of Newcastle). Since completing her thesis by publication and leaving the laboratory, she has worked alongside Dr Marc Russo at Hunter Pain Clinic and Genesis Research Services, performing patient data analysis and publishing journal articles and educational material.
Katie Hart
Katie HartClinical Trial Coordinator
Katie is a clinical trial coordinator at Genesis Research Services who assists in project management of clinical investigations whilst upholding evidenced-base participant care. Her responsibilities include managing all operational aspects of medical and device research studies as well as development of innovative projects involving our local research network. Prior to Genesis, Katie worked in community pharmacy as a Pharmacist, delivering holistic care and support to patients. She is an advocate for patient education on disease prevention and the proper use of medicines. Outside of work, Katie enjoys baking and cooking, travelling and spending time with her family. She has a Bachelor of Biomedical Science and a Masters of Pharmacy from Newcastle University and is accredited to provide medication reviews.
Tiana Laurie
Tiana LaurieAdministrative Assistant
Tiana is the administration assistant at Genesis Research Services and the first person you see when you enter our office – she oversees the reception desk & duties as well as helping out other team members. Tiana began working at Genesis in 2012 as the Trainee Administration Assistant and has since gained a Certificate III in Business. She is currently working towards completing a Diploma in Early Childhood Education & Development. Away from work Tiana can be found dancing or spending time at home with her dog – “Clutch” & cat – “James Baxter”.
Mel Goldman
Mel GoldmanBusiness Development Manager
Mel is the Business Development Manager at Genesis overseeing all new study feasibilities, contracts and financial management. Mel also leads the recruitment services department of Genesis, connecting over 3000 participants with sites in Australia and New Zealand in 2017. Mel has a Bachelor of Business (Management), receiving the Faculty Medal for Excellence from the University of Newcastle. Mel’s interests lie in the development of progressive services for clients and participants, to ensure Genesis delivers on study outcomes.
Michael Holt
Michael Holt Clinical Trial Coordinator
Michael is a clinical trial coordinator at Genesis Research Services who assists in project management of clinical investigations whilst upholding evidenced-base participant care. His responsibilities include managing all operational aspects of medical and device research studies as well as development of innovative projects involving our local research network. Prior to Genesis, Michael worked as a treating practitioner in injury solutions and peak conditioning. He has a Bachelor of Exercise Physiology and a Graduate Diploma in Pharmaceutical Science.

Investigators

Dr Marc Russo
Dr Marc RussoMedical Director/Pain Specialist
Dr Russo is a globally recognised Pain Medicine Physician who believes that clinical diligence, early intervention, education and research in the field of pain management are integral to successfully treating patients suffering from chronic persistent pain.

Dr Russo completed two successful world first spinal cord stimulator device implantations in Newcastle Australia in 2011, establishing him as a leader in his field. Dr Russo has been involved in over 60 clinical trials and published over 40 journal articles. Dr Russo participates in both pharmaceutical and medical device trials (SCS). His primary research areas are Neuropathic Pain (CRPS, PDN, PHN), Chronic Pain (Back, Neck & Limbs), Failed Back Surgery Syndrome, Osteoarthritis and Vaccine studies.

Dr Willem VolschenkPain Specialist/Anaesthetist
Dr Alan NazhaPain Specialist/Anaesthetist
Dr David MathersRheumatologist
Dr John van der KallenRheumatologist
Dr Uli LiedvogelGeneral Practitioner